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Off the Record

Conversations with a wide variety of musicians about their newest releases, upcoming performances, and their latest tours.

Off the Record is funded in part by a grant from the Northern Arts Council.

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  • Owen and Jacob Mahon of New Salty Dog talk about using poetry in collaborative songwriting, moving to Duluth in their youth, solidifying the band during the pandemic and more in this edition of Off The Record.
  • Bluegrass Saturday host, Randy Burl, had an opportunity to talk with Josh Rinkel, singer and guitarist of the award-winning and GRAMMY nominated band, The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys.
  • Carl "Buffalo" Nichols talks about recording his new album, his songwriting process, how he finds inspiration from the world around him, and more from inside the mind of this up-and coming artist.
  • Mae Simpson, frontwoman for the Minnesota funk, soul, and rock and roll band, shares her musical motivation, inspiration, and more.
  • John Ondrasik, the songwriter and performer known as the platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated, Five For Fighting, talks about his career, his inspirations, and his music.
  • Josh Solomon and Erika Brett of The Empty Pockets talk about the inspiration behind ‘Outside Spectrum,’ their newest album.
  • James Moors and Kort McCumber talk about how formed their musical partnership and their latest tour.
  • Don Mclean talks about his lengthy music career and the 50th anniversary of his biggest hit ‘American Pie.’